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HPA Awards Announce 2017 Winners

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) bestowed the 2017 HPA Awards on Thursday night, during a sold-out gala celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  The HPA Awards have become the banner awards ceremony for the professional media content, recognizing individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor John Paul Fasal with Career Achievement Award

    2018 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Slated for February 18th Studio City, California – The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that it will present Sound Designer and Sound Recordist John Paul Fasal with its 2018 MPSE Career Achievement Award. A 30-year veteran of the sound industry, Fasal has contributed to more than 150 motion pictures and is ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors to Honor Kathryn Bigelow with Filmmaker Award

2018 MPSE Golden Reel Awards Slated for February 18th Studio City, California –  The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that it will honor Kathryn Bigelow with its annual Filmmaker Award. The director of such films as Detroit, Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker, is being recognized for her outstanding contributions to the art of cinema. She will receive the ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Artists Featured in Sound Events at AES and NAB

Westchester, New York— Foley artists from Alchemy Post Sound will discuss their work in creating sound for feature films and television at NAB and AES events this week in New York. On October 18th at the 143rd AES Convention, Alchemy Post co-founder and Foley artist Leslie Bloome will chair a panel discussion entitled “The Art & Science of Foley.” Joining ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Debuts Second Foley Stage

Westchester, New York— Alchemy Post Sound, a specialist in Foley sound for motion pictures and television, has added a second Foley stage to its facility in New York. The new space is designed to complement the company’s original Foley stage with a “live” sound environment meant to enhance the production of interior effects that can benefit from natural ambience. The ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Upgrades Foley Stage

CULVER CITY, CALIF.—  Sony Pictures Post Production Services has completed a major upgrade of its Foley department, adding new, state-of-the-art recording technology to its control room and stage where sound effects for scores of studio features, including the current hit Spider-ManTM: Homecoming, have been produced. Key additions include an Avid S6 M40 control surface, the most advanced recording and mixing ...

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The MPSE to Sponsor Mix Presents Sound for Film and TV

Annual sound event slated for September 16th at Sony Pictures Studios. Studio City, California –  For the fourth straight year, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will serve as event sponsor for Mix Presents Sound for Film and TV, an all-day exhibition and conference spotlighting the technologies and techniques behind sound for picture, from production to playback. The event is ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Teams with Beatstreet NYC for “Welcome to the Wayne”

Westchester, New York— The animated series Welcome to the Wayne recently debuted on Nickelodeon, becoming the network’s first original series to move from digital to broadcast, having originally launched in 2014 as a series of shorts on Nick App and Nick.com. Created by Billy Lopez, the show centers on two 10-year-old boys living in a Manhattan high-rise, dubbed The Wayne, ...

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“Baby Driver”: Sound Designer Julian Slater Creates a Syncopated Soundtrack for TriStar Hit

  CULVER CITY, CALIF.—  Baby Driver, the critically-acclaimed new film from TriStar Pictures and Writer/Director Edgar Wright, centers on a young getaway driver named Baby (Ansel Elgort) who suffers from tinnitus, a medical condition that causes him to hear a constant ringing in his ears. He copes with the problem by listening to music at high volume through earbuds. For ...

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SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Revisit Classic Movie Sound at July Meeting

LOS ANGELES —  The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, will host a demonstration of classic movie sound technology at its monthly meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, July 25, in Hollywood. The event will include a live performance by Joe Rinaudo, founder of the Silent Cinema Society, on an ...

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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Weaves an Intricate Web of Sound for “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

CULVER CITY, CALIF.—  In Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, the movie’s colorful cast of characters, impressive gadgetry and thrilling action created plenty of opportunities for its veteran sound team to flex their creative muscles. Sony Pictures Post Production Services assembled an all-star lineup of sound talent for the project led by Supervising Sound Editors Eric Norris (The Amazing ...

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Alchemy Post Sound Delivers Shattering Foley Effects for Heist Film “Good Time”

Westchester, New York—Good Time, the new thriller from directors Benny and Josh Safdie, tells the story of a bank heist gone wrong. The film, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival and has attracted wide critical acclaim, stars Robert Pattinson as Connie Nikas, a thief who robs a bank in Queens as part of an ill-conceived scheme to get his ...

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Outloud Audio Adopts Fortium’s MediaSeal File Level Encryption to Meet Heightened Security Threats

Los Angeles—Fortium, a leading provider of digital content security solutions for media and entertainment, today announces Outloud Audio, Los Angeles and New York, as a new customer for MediaSeal®, its file encryption software, which protects unaired TV and movie content at file level during the sensitive stages prior to release. In the current climate of increased concerns over cyber-crime, MediaSeal ...

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HPA Awards Creative Categories Call for Entries Opens

May 15, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened its Call for Entries in Creative Categories for the 12th annual HPA Awards. These awards are considered standard-bearing honors for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, recognizing creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, television, and commercials. The HPA Awards shine a ...

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Jimmy Buffet Doc “Parrot Heads” Takes Wing at Roundabout Entertainment

Burbank facility provides a full package of finishing services for independently-produced, documentary feature. BURBANK—Post-production finishing for Parrott Heads, a new feature length documentary about dedicated fans of singer Jimmy Buffett, was completed recently at Roundabout Entertainment. The Burbank facility provided editorial conforming, color grading, sound mixing and DVD authoring services for the film, currently streaming on Amazon, iTunes and elsewhere. ...

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The MPSE and CAS Annual Golf and Poker Tournament Tees Off May 21

American Cinema Editors President Stephen Rivkin to serve as honorary chairman of 9th annual charitable event. Studio City, California –  The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) and the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) will host The MPSE and CAS Annual Golf and Poker Tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017 at beautiful Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland, California. Proceeds will benefit the ...

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